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    Top 25 Moments of 2012-13 - No. 2
    Desmond Haymon drives to the bucket for the game-winning layup vs Northwestern State on March 2, 2013.
    Desmond Haymon drives to the bucket for the game-winning layup vs Northwestern State on March 2, 2013.

    Aug. 2, 2013

    NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Now that the school year is over, and before we begin the 2013-14 academic year, SFA athletics wanted to take a look back at the Top 25 moments from the 2012-13 season.

    No. 2

    Back on March 2, 2013, the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks men's basketball team welcomed in the Northwetern State Demons in a showdown that for all intensive purposes would decide the Southland Conference regular season title. 

    The Lumberjacks led for all but just 65 seconds of the entire game and needed every point it could get after the Demons erased a six-point halftime deficit to take a one-point lead with just 45 seconds remaining on a pair of foul shots from Jalan West.

    With SFA trailing 63-62, Desmond Haymon hit a driving go-ahead layup with less than 12 seconds to play and Wests's three-point try at the buzzer rimmed out, giving the Lumberjacks a 64-63 win over the Demons in a battle of first-place teams.

    The win put SFA in the driver's seat for its third Southland Conference title and helped clinch the No. 1 overall seed in the Southland Conference Tournament and an automatic berth in the NIT.

    On the game-winning possession, Nikola Gajic grabbed perhaps the rebound of the season by chasing down a missed shot from Antonio Bostic, allowing Haymon to convert the layup just seconds later. 

    Taylor Smith led the `Jacks in the scoring with 18 points, 16 coming in the opening half, and 11 rebounds in 40 minutes for his ninth double-double of the season. Bostic added 15 points and two steals, whie Haymon came up with a big second half, scoring 10 of his 13 points in the final period.

    Be on the lookout next week to see which moment was worthy of the #SFATopMoment No. 1 spot. 

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    No. 3 - Johnson records historic day in rain-soaked victory
    No. 4 - Louw becomes second SFA athlete in school history to compete at Olympics

    No. 5 - Walton adores Stephen F. Austin basketball on ESPN2 at the NIT
    No. 6 - Lumberjacks win third-ever SLC men's all-sports trophy
    No. 7 - Cross Country/Track and Field wins Southland triple crown

    No. 8 - Football keeps the Chief for a fourth-straight season
    No. 9 - Men's indoor track and field rallies in final three events to win SLC crown
    No. 10 - Randi Plentl/Danielle Burchett make late race passes to lock up SLC title
    No. 11 - Lumberjacks snap Sooners 36-game non-conference home winning streak
    No. 12 - Mitchell McLeroy fires seven-under 65 at Crown Classic
    No. 13 - Chase Greening's near no-hitter against McNeese State
    No. 14 - Track and Field Coach Phil Olson Sweeps SLC Coach of the Year Honors
    No. 15 - Cordell Roberson has record-setting day against rivals
    No. 16 - Ladyjack soccer sets single-season record with 17 wins
    No. 17 - Track and field sends program record nine athletes to NCAA Championship meets
    No. 18 - Lumberjack baseball plays under lights for first time since 1995, Greening K's 17
    No. 19 - Men's hoops holds McNeese St. to nine first-half points

    No. 20 - Ladyjacks win critical double-overtime battle at Southeastern Louisiana
    No. 21 - Bowling Finishes Season Ranked No. 9 In The Nation
    No. 22 - Volleyball Takes Down Indiana For First-Ever Big 10 Victory
    No. 23 - Ladyjack Golf Fires Record Round At Onion Creek
    No. 24 - Softball Defeats Nationally Ranked North Carolina
    No. 25 - Ladyjack Tennis Rallies To Beat Nationally Ranked Foe

    -SFA-

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